Norhuzailin Hussain

Norhuzailin Hussain
Universiti Putra Malaysia | UPM · Department of Landscape Architecture

Ph.D, Landscape Architecture

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Introduction
Working on a research related to elderly, use of urban parks in KL, attachment under the FRGS grant.
Additional affiliations
February 2016 - present
Universiti Putra Malaysia
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
July 2006 - January 2016
Universiti Putra Malaysia
Position
  • Lecturer
January 2001 - July 2006
Universiti Putra Malaysia
Position
  • Lecturer

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Publications (20)
Conference Paper
Population aging is taking place across all countries of the world. Green space is recognized as an important environmental setting that provide physical activities for older people to stay healthy. This study aimed to identify the suitable parks to study about elderly related to quality of life in Kuala Lumpur city. Field observations were conduct...
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Childhood experiences influence attachment to recreational parks and green spaces in women’s adulthood. Studies have shown that the adults’ frequency of visiting recreational parks is correlated with the frequent visits during their childhood. This study examines women’s attachment and their childhood experiences. Questionnaire surveys were distrib...
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The recreational forests are facing pressure by surrounding developments such as highway and housing. Urban development has implications for the benefits offered by recreational forests, endangered biodiversity, water quality and wildlife to result a place that is no longer enjoyable to visit. It is important to conserve the recreational forests th...
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The result is from my MSc student's research. This research was funded by the FRGS grant from the MoHE (Ministry of Higher Education), Malaysia.
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This paper examines how Malaysian women use the recreational parks in Klang Valley, Malaysia. Previous studies in Malaysia have shown that women are engaged less in leisure and recreational activities than men due to their family commitments and other constraints. The aim of this paper is to discuss concerning the visits in urban recreational parks...
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Park gives many benefits for people such as for socialization and integration, well-being, environmental and economic. The purpose of this study is to highlight the importance of green environment and wildlife conservation where people need to experience and value it, and recommend some designs to overcome the issues which can be used for Landscape...
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Two recreational forests were selected as case studies: The Ampang and Kanching Recreational Forests. The recreational forests are facing pressure by surrounding developments such as highway and housing. Urban development has implications for the benefits offered by recreational forests, endangered biodiversity, water quality and wildlife to result...
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This paper presents the implications of slum relocation into low-cost high-rise housing development. Desa Mentari was selected as a case study for this research where its characteristics as a low-cost high-rise residential for relocated former squatter dwellers best fit the requirement. The data were then analysed against the five domains of the In...
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Two recreational forests were selected as case studies: The Ampang and Kanching Recreational Forests. The recreational forests are facing pressure by surrounding developments such as highway and housing. Urban development has implications for the benefits offered by recreational forests, endangered biodiversity, water quality and wildlife to result...
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This paper presents the implications of slum relocation into low-cost high-rise housing development. Desa Mentari was selected as a case study for this research where its characteristics as a low-cost high-rise residential for relocated former squatter dwellers best fit the requirement. The data were then analysed against the five domains of the In...
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Background: Recreational forests in Peninsular Malaysia areas function as recreation, research and development, and for economic benefit. Studies have shown that childhood exposure to nature and the frequency of visit to green places at a young age correlate with adult patterns of behavior. However, there is a lack of qualitative study about recrea...
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Background: Forests or woodlands provide ecosystem services including provisioning services, cultural services, regulating services and supporting services. Recreational forests in Peninsular Malaysia areas are for recreation, research and development, and for economic benefit. Objectives: This paper examines users’ needs and expectations of recrea...
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Research suggests that recreational forests have the potential in providing health benefits and wellbeing of the urbanites. Recreational forests were established in the Peninsular Malaysia to preserve areas for recreation, ecotourism and to raise public awareness regarding forestry. Natural recreational areas in the cities such as urban forests are...
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In the 1980s and 90s, Kuala Lumpur underwent rapid urbanisation and industrialisation which resulted in the major demolition of perkampungan setinggan (squatter settlements) to make way for new ‘mega’ developments. As a result former squatter dwellers were relocated into low cost high-rise flats, with little consideration of the consequences. The t...

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Projects (3)
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The goals of the project are:- (i) to explore the park use among elderly in Kuala Lumpur Urban Park (ii) to understand the reasons elderly go to the Urban Parks (iii) to identify the factors that influence the park usage among the elderly in Kuala Lumpur Urban Parks (iv) to determine the park design characteristics that encourage the elderly to use the Kuala Lumpur, Urban Park.
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Epidemiological findings Economic and supply chain impacts
Archived project
Identify the Urban Heritage Trees performance for World heritage site conservation